Single European Sky

Single European Sky is an ambitious bid to reform the architecture of European air traffic control to meet future capacity and safety needs.

Improved air traffic and aircraft positioning and communication technologies, such as GALILEO - which are at the heart of the Single European Sky - offer opportunities for significant improvements in the efficiency and safety of air travel. Visit: European Commission

Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) is the name given to the collaborative project that is intended to completely overhaul the European airspace and its Air Traffic Management (ATM) using those advanced technologies. Visit: SESAR Joint Undertaking

SESAR sets out drone integration roadmap

Drones must respect today’s operational procedures for manned aircraft and not become a danger or burden to people, property or other aircraft, according to a new … More ››

Tunisia joins AEFMP airspace overhaul initiative

WATM2018 Air traffic control agencies from Algeria, France, Morocco, Portugal and Spain have joined with Tunisia in their commitment to optimise their respective airspaces in line with modernisation … More ››

NAV Portugal becomes sixth COOPANS member

WATM2018 NAV Portugal is on track to become the sixth member of the COOPANS Alliance. COOPANS (Cooperation between Air Navigation Service Providers) is an international partnership … More ››

iTEC partners and Eurocontrol team on Single European Sky interoperability capabilities

WATM2018  Eurocontrol, the European air navigation agency, through its Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), and the founding members of the iTEC Collaboration who include some of Europe’s … More ››

Inmarsat, European Space Agency to modernise air traffic management over Europe

WATM2018 Inmarsat has signed a major contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop satellite communication services that enable 4D trajectory air traffic management in … More ››

Single European Sky steps closer thanks to SITAONAIR’s multi-frequency datalink upgrade

WATM2018 A significant, multi-frequency European datalink infrastructure upgrade has been completed by SITAONAIR, marking an important milestone in realizing the Single European Sky (SES) vision, and … More ››

SESAR 2020 tests score a multiple RTwr first

Frequentis together with HungaroControl, DLR, and Selex have conducted their first successful validation campaign of the multiple remote tower concept. This project as part of … More ››

SECSI Free Route Airspace goes into operation

In just less than a year after signing the memorandum of cooperation aimed towards merging the two Free Route Airspace areas of SAXFRA (Slovenian Austrian … More ››

SESAR launches call for U-space demonstrators

The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) has launched a call for proposals for studies, including demonstrations, on drone traffic management in Europe. It said the … More ››

France’s Gandil becomes FABEC Council chair

Patrick Gandil, France’s CAA director general, has taken over the chair of the FABEC Council for a second time. Gandil has been a key figure … More ››